Building a Garden

A Day in the Life, Farm Book, How

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A couple weekends ago, we joined a team of volunteers at the Muse to put in the boxes for our vegetable garden and clear out an area that had been fenced off and grown over. I knew there weren’t a lot of kids coming but I think it’s healthy for the Huckleberries to feel a little ownership and responsibility. More importantly, gardening is our favorite!

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Daddy brought the truck to help bring in fresh dirt. Rory brought the wheelbarrow.

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Edie brought get shovel and she knows how to use it.

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We had to rent a trailer to move a ton of dirt to school and then wheel it up to the garden site on the other side of the yard.

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But there’s nothing wrong with wheel barrows.

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It took a long time to get the garden boxes put together and moved up to the right place.

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Now we have a beautiful garden spot and a play forest as well. As soon as the little kids get bored of digging in the dirt, it will be safe to plant seeds!

Building a Garden

A Day in the Life, Farm Book, How

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A couple weekends ago, we joined a team of volunteers at the Muse to put in the boxes for our vegetable garden and clear out an area that had been fenced off and grown over. I knew there weren’t a lot of kids coming but I think it’s healthy for the Huckleberries to feel a little ownership and responsibility. More importantly, gardening is our favorite!

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Daddy brought the truck to help bring in fresh dirt. Rory brought the wheelbarrow.

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Edie brought get shovel and she knows how to use it.

image

We had to rent a trailer to move a ton of dirt to school and then wheel it up to the garden site on the other side of the yard.

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But there’s nothing wetting with wheel barrows.

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It took a long time to get the garden boxes put together and moved up to the right place.

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Now we have a beautiful garden spot and a play forest as well. As soon as the little kids get bored of digging in the dirt, it will be safe to plant seeds!

Building a Garden

A Day in the Life

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A couple weekends ago, we joined a team of volunteers at the Muse to put in the boxes for our vegetable garden and clear out an area that had been fenced off and grown over. I knew there weren’t a lot of kids coming but I think it’s healthy for the Huckleberries to feel a little ownership and responsibility. More importantly, gardening is our favorite!

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Daddy brought the truck to help bring in fresh dirt. Rory brought the wheelbarrow.

image

Edie brought get shovel and she knows how to use it.

image

We had to rent a trailer to move a ton of dirt to school and then wheel it up to the garden site on the other side of the yard.

image

But there’s nothing wetting with wheel barrows.

image

It took a long time to get the garden boxes put together and moved up to the right place.

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Now we have a beautiful garden spot and a play forest as well. As soon as the little kids get bored of digging in the dirt, it will be safe to plant seeds!

School Bus

A Day in the Life

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If we leave a little early, we can catch the bus from our corner to downtown. I got a bus pass through work, and since we arealways looking for new ways to enjoy our great city, we decided to try it out.

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Edie used to ride the bus worth me quite a bit when it was just the two of us. Rory had never taken the bus before. He liked the bus stop pretty well and watching the cars go by was just fascinating. As the bus pulled up, we were sure he would love it.

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But he didn’t.

He looked concerned when it stopped in front of us. When the doors opened and the hydrolic hissed, he entered a state of panic and hysteria. It could only get worse if we were inside that spooky monster….

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Once in our seats, he was able to breathe it out and settle down, though keeping alert and vigilant for the six minute ride. Edie held him reassuringly and patted his shoulder.

Getting off was easier. Getting on the next time wasn’t so bad. A few bus rides later, we are all pretty well adjusted. Rory will probably be concerned about stepping up into the belly of the beast for a while, but don’t you know, anyone can get used to something new. We all have a part to do, finding ways of getting around that will work for everyone.